Sabra Sells Pair of Genesis Skilled Nursing Facilities; SLIB Pulls Off Sale Despite COVID-19 Market Pressures

Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) late last week announced the sale of two facilities operated by publicly traded skilled nursing giant Genesis HealthCare (NYSE: GEN). The Irvine, Calif.-based real estate investment trust (REIT) sold the properties, both located in Montana, to an undisclosed buyer for a total price of $14.4 million — which included […]

Lending in Limbo as Skilled Nursing Finance Companies Adjust to a New Reality

The financing of skilled nursing facility deals has taken a backseat to emergency health concerns amid the coronavirus crisis, but some transactions are still moving along — while the long-term state of the M&A landscape, along with the rest of the U.S. economy, remains unclear. Over the past week, Skilled Nursing News reached out to […]

Ensign Adds Two Skilled Nursing Facilities in Colorado; UPMC Offloads SNF to New York Owner-Operator

The Ensign Group (Nasdaq: ENSG) acquired the operations of two skilled nursing facilities in Commerce City, Colo., effective March 1, the provider announced Tuesday. The two SNFs, the 105-bed Ridgeview Post Acute and the 83-bed Irondale Post Acute, will be subject to triple-net leases. “We are thrilled to add these two operations to our growing […]

Skilled Nursing Finance Vet: If CMS Isn’t ‘Measured’ on Medicaid Crackdown, Operators Face ‘Quite a Blow’

When it comes to the buying, selling, and financial backing of skilled nursing facilities, the new chief development officer of Senior Living Investment Brokerage has seen all angles. Steve Gilleland, who joined the Glen Ellyn, Ill.-based SLIB at the beginning of the month, worked on the lending side of skilled nursing and senior housing in […]

Portopiccolo Expands with $14.5M Bridge-to-HUD Loan; SLIB Turns Two in Tennessee ‘Win-Win’

The Portopiccolo Group recently expanded its skilled nursing ownership footprint with the assistance of Capital Funding Group, which bankrolled the acquisition of a Virginia facility and the refinance of a second property in Kentucky. The $14.5 million bridge-to-Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) loan allowed the Englewood Cliffs, N.J.-based Portopiccolo purchase Emporia Manor, a […]

Eduro Takes Over Two Dycora SNFs in California; $1.5M Texas Turnaround

A pair of properties formerly operated by the troubled Dycora Transitional Health and Living chain in the Golden State have a new owner. Eduro Healthcare entered the California market with the acquisition of the two former Dycora properties in Fresno and Stockton, Calif. Michael Bewsey, managing partner at the Salt Lake City-based Eduro, characterized the […]

Meridian Closes Flurry of SNF Financings in Q1; New Nursing Facility in NC

The senior housing and health care team of Meridian Capital Group arranged for more than $500 million in financing for skilled nursing, independent living, and assisted living facilities with 17 transactions across 9 states in the first quarter of the year. The deals included $126 million in acquisition financing and equity for a 14-property SNF […]

SLIB Closes $12M, Two-SNF Deal; Elderwood Acquires Vermont Nursing Home

Senior Living Investment Brokerage facilitated the $12.1 million sale of two SNFs, one in Tennessee and one in Kentucky. The buyer was a real estate investment firm in the Northeast making its first long-term care facility acquisition; the seller was an independent owner-operator looking to exit the long-term care industry. The buyer also partnered with […]

New York Investor Picks Up Pair in Baltimore; SLIB’s $13M SNF Sale in Nevada

A New York-based owner, operator, and investor picked up a pair of nursing homes in Maryland with the help of Healthcare Transactions Group. The Brinton Woods Post Acute Center and the Brinton Woods Health & Rehab Center at Arlington West were sold February 1, according to an announcement from Healthcare Transactions Group, a Reisterstown, Md.-based […]

New Ownership for SNFs in Maryland and Ohio; Groundbreaking for $24M Rehab Wing

Maryland Skilled Nursing Facility Sells for $11.66M Senior Living Investment Brokerage announced the sale of the Calvert County Nursing Center skilled nursing facility in Prince Frederick, Md., for $11.66 million. The seller was a non-profit with seven continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. The buyer is an investor-operator partnership based […]

CareTrust Grows in Silicon Valley; SLIB Arranges Three Skilled Nursing Deals

CareTrust Picks Up Former Non-Profit CareTrust REIT (Nasdaq: CTRE) last week announced the purchase of the Villas at Saratoga, a senior living community with 85 skilled nursing beds and 37 assisted living units in Saratoga, Calif. — a city to the southwest of San Jose. CareTrust will invest about $19 million in the property, including […]

Ohio SNF Sells for $11M; StoneGate Adds Eight New Oklahoma Contracts

StoneGate Announces Eight New Contracts in Oklahoma StoneGate Senior Living, a senior care and housing company based in Lewisville, Texas, added eight new properties to its lineup in Oklahoma, contracted from Southwest Healthcare. The communities offer a range of services, including skilled nursing and rehabilitation. As a result of the additions, StoneGate now contracts with […]

Welltower Approaches Record in Florida, $18.7M Sale in PA

Welltower Subsidiary Pays $130M for South Florida Senior Living Facility  Welltower Jefferson Propco TRS, a subsidiary of the Toledo, Ohio-based Welltower (NYSE: WELL), purchased the 527-bed senior living complex Stratford Court near Boca Raton, Fla., for $130 million, or $246,679 per unit. The site spans 447,948 square feet and includes independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, and memory care. […]

Skilled Nursing Transactions: Greystone, Ensign, KeyBank

Greystone Provides $23.5M HUD Loan for Suburban New York SNF Greystone, a New York City-based real estate lending, investment and advisory company, provided a $23.52 million permanent loan insured by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to refinance The Willows at Ramapo Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Suffern, N.Y. The long-term Federal Housing Administration (FHA) financing has […]

Skilled Nursing Transactions: KeyBank Finances Kindred-BM Eagle Deal

KeyBank Finances Kindred Sell-Off Deal KeyBank Real Estate Capital underwrote a $128 million loan for BM Eagle Holdings, the joint venture currently in the process of purchasing Kindred Healthcare’s (NYSE: KND) entire skilled nursing portfolio. The cash helped BM Eagle — a joint venture operated by affiliates of BlueMountain Capital Management, a New York City-based […]